The well-lit bedroom turned out to be the perfect space for Paloma Contrera’s Spring Awakening study. Wallpapered panels (by deGournay) and luxe silk curtains give the space a vibrant, aesthetic.
“The room is a study in color used in a very mindful way, and showcases my signature modern-meets-traditional style,” explains Paloma.
Now the kitchen is a warm, welcoming hub filled with natural materials and touches of gold, complimented by beautiful olive colored cabinets—reflective of designer Christopher Peacock’s mother’s taste. The finished product was exactly how Christopher envisioned it: Not fancy or overdone, but a simple and practical space reminiscent of the wonderful kitchen in his childhood home outside of London.
“Rather than play to the crowd, and go for the glam, this time around I wanted to keep it personal,” he explains.
The most imposing aspect of Brian’s design is probably the golden, hand-crafted cherry blossoms that hang all the way down the staircase to form a 30-foot suspended mobile. In the midst of admiring the mobile, it’s easy to miss the smaller details: Grass cloth wallpaper, hand painted faux paneling and the baby blue custom carpet, which—when looking down from the top floor—“looks like a fan,” Brians explains to HGTV.com.
Wall-to-wall white paint, tongue-and-groove paneling and moody blue cabinetry gave the space new life. Removing the upper cabinets added to the kitchen’s spacious feeling and allowed subway tiles in a unique pattern to really shine.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Melissa and Mahdi increased the appraised value of their beach deck by adding a new exterior table, a colorful rug and a comfortable seating area at the renovated Coastal Calm condo.
Joanna recommended a full kitchen redesign, opening it up and giving it a more central location and better views. The space that is now the kitchen was, in the former layout, a craft room and mechanical closet.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Melissa and Mahdi completely gutted the existing kitchen and removed a dividing wall to open the space to the living room and dining area at the renovated Coastal Calm condo. They installed new cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and a new tile backsplash.